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SPRAYING ALERT: Wednesday, June 19
Respraying Tonight, June 18

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DWU Service Alert
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2013 Inauguration
The 2013 Inauguration Ceremony of the Dallas City Council takes place
on Monday, June 24th at 10am. Free and open to the public. More...

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City of Dallas Closings and Schedules for Memorial Day Holiday
City facilities to close Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day
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SERVICE ALERT:
Attention T-Mobile Users

You are now able to call 3-1-1, the City’s Service Helpline, directly from your cell phone. If you are unable to connect directly by dialing 3-1-1, please call 214-670-5111 to access/request City services.


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training If a catastrophic event hits your neighborhood, KnoWhat2Do!
Find out about Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in your neighborhood.
Training Schedule (Classes May 11 - 19)
Registration Form

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Opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center / April 24- 26
Traffic Information & Road Closures...


Public Agenda

The Public Agenda
The Dallas City Council Agenda, mapped by neighborhoods.
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Operation Beautification
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Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program

Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program
Internships provide public high school students with a meaningful work experience.
News Release
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Community Outreach Code Conference

Community Outreach Code Conference
April 12-13
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Dog Bowl at Fair Park

Dog Bowl at the Cotton Bowl!
Let your four-legged fur ball romp and run unleashed on the grassy field of Fair Park’s Cotton Bowl at the free, seventh-annual Dog Bowl from 1 - 5 p.m. Sunday, April 7.
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Spring Recycle Round Up

Spring is upon us!
If you’re doing some cleaning around the house and are wondering what to do with all that stuff, check out the 2013 Spring Recycling Round-Up!
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Safe Complex Symposium

10th Annual SAFE Complex Symposium - May 21
The City of Dallas Department of Code Compliance is hosting its 10th annual SAFE Complex Symposium on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
More information and to register online...


Severe Weather Week Are you prepared in case of an emergency?
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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training If a catastrophic event hits your neighborhood, KnoWhat2Do!
Find out about Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in your neighborhood.
Training Schedule (Classes March 26 - April 13)
Registration Form

Severe Weather Week Severe Weather Preparedness Week - March 3 - 9, 2013
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Meet Me at The Bridge

9th MWH Trinity River Levee Run March 2
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Closed Westbound until 5:00 p.m.
Street Closures
"Meet Me at The Bridge" event information...


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Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon Road Closures
The Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon is Sunday, March 24, 2013. Informational door hangers will be distributed to residents, businesses and organizations along the route this week.
Road Closure info...


Citizen's Fire Academy

Citizens’ Fire Academy
Ever watched in awe as firefighters battled a blaze, wondering what you could do to help? Dallas Fire-Rescue has an assignment for you.
Application enrollment is Feb. 21 - March 12.
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VITA Tax Help Free Tax Return Preparation
The Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Program offers free tax help to people who make $51,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.
United Way Earn It Keep It Save...

St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival

Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival
March 16, 2013
Street Closures
Event Information


Travel Alert

TRAVEL ALERTS
Construction of the streetcar project will affect Houston Street & Jefferson Blvd. Viaducts

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City of Dallas Closings and Schedules for President’s Day Holiday
City facilities to close Monday, February 18 for President’s Day
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City of Dallas’ Financial Transparency Website
The City of Dallas is committed to financial transparency. View official statements, audited financials, and various other financial documents.
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Air Check Texas

AirCheckTexas Restarts Vehicle Replacement Applications
The program which has helped thousands of motorists purchase newer, more fuel-efficient vehicles, is now accepting applications for replacement assistance.
News Release
Program website


Service Alert - Railrooad Crossings

SERVICE ALERT
Rail crossings in west Dallas will be closed starting Feb. 5 as part of Union Pacific Railroad’s effort to replace tracks from downtown Fort Worth to downtown Dallas.

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Dallas Solid Waste Management Plan
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Dallas Floodway System Study Update – January 29, 2013 –
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a meeting to inform the public of developments in the ongoing feasibility Study for the Dallas Floodway Project.
Public Meeting Notice
News Release


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Freeze Warning

Is your home prepared for winter?
A little preparation before a freeze can make a huge difference.
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Sanitation Calendar NEW: 2013 Brush & Bulk Collection Brochure and Schedule
Learn when to place your large items out for Sanitation collection.”
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Collection Map (PDF, enlarge to show more detail)

SourceLink Find resources for your small business
Over sixty organizations have partnered in the SourceLinkDallas program to offer counseling, training, networking and funding opportunities.
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Dallas Animal Services Dallas Animal Services adopted 677 dogs and cats in December
Thanks to innovative shelter programs and increased support from the community, DAS continues to save more pets than ever before.
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Sylvan Ave Bridge Closing Notice for Sylvan Avenue beginning on September 29
The roadway between Irving Blvd. and Morris Ave. closes for the continued reconstruction of Sylvan Avenue across the Trinity River. Please heed all warning signs.
TxDOT Press Release
Public Notice
Detour Map

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City of Dallas closures and schedules for Christmas and New Year’s holidays
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Dallas Love Field Construction Changes and Holiday Planning Tips
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Dallas Local Solid Waste Management Plan Public Meetings
The City of Dallas Department of Sanitation Services needs your help in building a greener city.
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City of Dallas closures and schedules for Thanksgiving
All City facilities will be closed for Thanksgiving Holiday: Thursday, Nov. 22 and City Holiday - Friday, Nov. 23.
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Dallas Animal Services Dallas Animal Services sets two new records
DAS staff adopted 488 dogs and cats in September, a new record for adoptions during any one month. Thanks to innovative shelter programs and increased community involvement, DAS also set a new record-high Live Release Rate of 43%.
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Boarding Home Education Class 2012
Join the City of Dallas for a Free Boarding Home Education Class on November 5 at Fair Park
Music Hall.
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Klyde Warren Park Klyde Warren Park
Grand Opening
Oct. 27 & 28

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Operation: Beautification

Drain Standing Water
5 Tips PDF
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